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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A SWAT team safely got four children and a woman out of a house during a standoff in West Philadelphia Sunday. Police responded to South Salford Street for reports of a person with a gun around 10 a.m. Sunday morning.

Officers say when they arrived, shouting could be heard within the house and they declared a barricade situation.

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The SWAT team cleared the house about 45 minutes later.

They took a man into custody and no one was injured.


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